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Selwyn Times: November 14, 2017

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16 Wednesday November 15 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi SPORTS SCHOOLS SELWYN TIMES SPORTS BUSINESSES SCHOOLS • Do you have a child starting school? Send your photos to gorgia.oconner@ starmedia.kiwi New entrants NEW KID: Sam Andrews started at Clearview Primary School. ​ New to West Melton School SPORTS BUSINESSES SPORTS SAFETY FIRST: Springston School pupils are learning how to operate their school patrol accross the kea crossing. PHOTO: GILBERT WEALLEANS Pupils make crossing the roads around Springston School safer SPRINGSTON SCHOOL pupils have taken to the street to learn more about road safety. Police school community officer, Constable Rick Groen, was instructing pupils on road safety at a kea crossing outside the school recently. Pupils have been learning how to operate patrols across kea crossings. Taking part in the school patrol involves members to extend stop signs onto the road in both directions, which signal approaching drivers to stop. Once the traffic is slowing or has stopped, the patrol signals to waiting pedestrians that it’s safe to cross the road. Patrol members undergo a full day’s training, comprising of theory in the classroom followed by practical work on the street. Once qualified, patrollers are given a refresher course after two to three months and stay with the patrol for a minimum of one, and up to three, years. FUTURE: West Melton pupils Jella, Sam, Olive, Solomon, Crystal, James, Dom, Lachlan, Carter, Hayley, Yamato and Piper with new teacher Pam Berry-Mason. BIG START: Jessie and Morgan (above), Mya, Ashley, Georgia, Johnny and Evie (right) started at West Melton School. Artisan Homes Builders of superior homes. Built to last. New Showhome opening soon... Faringdon Showhome Village Artisan Homes Office & Showhome 5 Broomleigh Drive, Faringdon Artisan Homes New Showhome 72 Blakes Road, Prebbleton Open Sat & Sun 12–4pm Office & Show Home: 5 Broomleigh Drive, Faringdon, Rolleston New Show Home: 72 Blakes Road, Prebbleton Phone: 03 374 9172 or Rob: 021 324 876 E-mail - robin@artisanhomes.co.nz Silver medal winner in Registered Master Builders 2016 House of the Year Awards

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